Daily Archives: January 7, 2013

Print – What Do You Think of Ted Williams Now? – Esquire

Print – What Do You Think of Ted Williams Now? – Esquire.

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Nathan Heller: The Twentysomethings Are All Right : The New Yorker

Nathan Heller: The Twentysomethings Are All Right : The New Yorker.

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Spare a Thought for Philosophy: An Interview with A.C. Grayling « The Humanist

Spare a Thought for Philosophy: An Interview with A.C. Grayling « The Humanist.

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Article | First Things

Article | First Things.

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Le Grand Meaulnes: The girl at the Grand Palais | The Economist

Le Grand Meaulnes: The girl at the Grand Palais | The Economist.

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On James Joyce in Trieste | Open Letters Monthly – an Arts and Literature Review

On James Joyce in Trieste | Open Letters Monthly – an Arts and Literature Review.

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Rolling Stone Mobile – Politics – Politics: Secret and Lies of the Bailout

Rolling Stone Mobile – Politics – Politics: Secret and Lies of the Bailout.

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The last sweet years or bad romance? Handling infidelity in the nursing home | Practical Ethics

The last sweet years or bad romance? Handling infidelity in the nursing home | Practical Ethics.

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Let your security blanket slip

Let your security blanket slip.

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The Beatles of Comedy – The Atlantic

The Beatles of Comedy – The Atlantic.

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Joan Acocella: The Radical Vision of St. Francis of Assisi : The New Yorker

Joan Acocella: The Radical Vision of St. Francis of Assisi : The New Yorker.

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
This is the last of five quotes I’m putting up from Walter Kaufmann’s book, The Faith of a Heretic. I’ve nearly finished it now, and this quote, from p. 41, is about the…

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Andy Borowitz on Comic Writing | The Browser

Andy Borowitz on Comic Writing | The Browser.

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Wisdom from Psychopaths?: Scientific American

Wisdom from Psychopaths?: Scientific American.

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GE Silent Scan turns down the volume on MRI scanners

GE Silent Scan turns down the volume on MRI scanners.

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Susan Jacoby is an eloquent voice of secularism and atheism, and one who manages to get those views published in major venues.  One reason is that she has solid scholarly cred, having written…

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The Blessings of Atheism – NYTimes.com

The Blessings of Atheism – NYTimes.com.

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Our Best Defense Against Tragedy « Happiness in this World

Our Best Defense Against Tragedy « Happiness in this World.

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The Daily Quote 2

“The curse of man, and cause of nearly all of his woes, is his stupendous capacity for believing the incredible.” H.L. Mencken 1880 – 1956

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Here Terry Gross of NPR’s “Fresh Air” briefly interviews the celebrated children’s author and illustrator. The video was illustrated by Christopher Niemann and was featured in the New York Times. I’m putting it…

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Top Ten Reasons Chuck Hagel Should be Secretary of Defense | Informed Comment

Top Ten Reasons Chuck Hagel Should be Secretary of Defense | Informed Comment.

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“Entitlement reform” is a hoax – Salon.com

“Entitlement reform” is a hoax – Salon.com.

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GoPro + Trombone = Best New GoPro Use Ever

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53 Terrible Jokes!

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